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Politics Trump won't attend congressional baseball game: reports

01:05  15 june  2017
01:05  15 june  2017 Source:   thehill.com

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12:30 Report . Politics 101. Floor Action. President Trump does not plan to attend Thursday night’s Congressional Baseball Game due to security challenges, the White House said.

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President Trump does not plan to attend Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game due to security challenges, according to media reports.

Officials told Bloomberg and ABC News that the security measures necessary for Trump to make a last-minute appearance would be too burdensome.

There had been speculation Trump might make an appearance at the annual game in a show of support after Wednesday's shooting at a practice for the Republican team.

A gunman wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and four others before he was shot by Capitol Police officers.

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President Trump will not attend Thursday night’s congressional baseball game due to security challenges, according to media reports . The congressional baseball game pits Republicans against Democrats each summer at Nationals Park in Washington.

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During a statement delivered at the White House, Trump called on the nation to come together in the aftermath of the "terrible" attack.

"We may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country," Trump said.

"We can all agree that we are blessed to be Americans, that our children deserve to grow up in a nation of safety and peace and we are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good," he added.

The Congressional Baseball Game pits Republicans against Democrats each summer at Nationals Park in Washington. Proceeds from ticket sales go to charity.

Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers: reports .
The gunman who opened fire on a congressional Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday had a list of names that included several GOP lawmakers, according to multiple reports. The Daily Caller first reported that James T. Hodgkinson had a list of Republican names in his pocket that was recovered by the FBI.Hodgkinson's list included Republican Reps. Mo Brooks (Ala.), Trent Franks (Ariz.) and Jeff Duncan (S.C.), according to reports.Fox News reported that GOP Reps. Jim Jordan (Ohio), Morgan Griffith (Va.), and Scott DesJarlais (Tenn.) were also on the list.

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